Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 14 15
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 243 233 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 12.04% 12.17% 12.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.49% 13.13% 13.76%
Number of salaries quoted 205 221 302
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -
10th Percentile £30,479 £28,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £50,900
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Scrum is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,801 1,774 2,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.20% 92.64% 89.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,451 1,539 1,991
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Wales

Scrum
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum in Wales.

Salary trend for Scrum in Wales

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Wales over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Wales

Scrum
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Wales region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -1 216 £44,000 +3.53% 35
West Wales +3 21 £40,210 +0.52% 2
Mid Wales - 4 - -
North Wales -3 2 - - 3
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 228 (93.83%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (27.98%) TDD
3 66 (27.16%) Java
4 62 (25.51%) Test Automation
5 60 (24.69%) JavaScript
6 56 (23.05%) C#
7 53 (21.81%) Finance
7 53 (21.81%) Continuous Integration
8 44 (18.11%) SQL
9 43 (17.70%) .NET
10 39 (16.05%) HTML
11 37 (15.23%) Software Engineering
12 36 (14.81%) User Experience
13 35 (14.40%) REST
13 35 (14.40%) AngularJS
14 33 (13.58%) BDD
15 32 (13.17%) Amazon AWS
15 32 (13.17%) Git (software)
15 32 (13.17%) JIRA
16 31 (12.76%) SQL Server
16 31 (12.76%) Microsoft
16 31 (12.76%) Mentoring
16 31 (12.76%) Problem-Solving
17 30 (12.35%) Continuous Improvement
17 30 (12.35%) CSS
18 29 (11.93%) Python
18 29 (11.93%) User Stories
19 28 (11.52%) MVC
20 27 (11.11%) QA
20 27 (11.11%) Kanban

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (5.76%) Confluence
2 8 (3.29%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.47%) Appian
4 5 (2.06%) Anypoint
5 4 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.65%) JBoss
5 4 (1.65%) SAS
6 3 (1.23%) Liferay
6 3 (1.23%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.82%) CMS
7 2 (0.82%) IIS
8 1 (0.41%) Apache
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 32 (13.17%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.70%) SaaS
4 8 (3.29%) Serverless
5 6 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.47%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (2.47%) Office 365
6 4 (1.65%) GitHub
6 4 (1.65%) Slack
6 4 (1.65%) Trello
7 3 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.23%) IaaS
7 3 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.12%) HTTP
2 5 (2.06%) DNS
2 5 (2.06%) WPA
3 4 (1.65%) HTTPS
3 4 (1.65%) Internet
4 3 (1.23%) Hyperconnected
4 3 (1.23%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.82%) Extranet
5 2 (0.82%) Intranet
5 2 (0.82%) SMS
6 1 (0.41%) Broadband
6 1 (0.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.76%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.58%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (4.12%) MySQL
4 8 (3.29%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.88%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.65%) Big Data
7 4 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.65%) DB2
7 4 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.65%) Power BI
7 4 (1.65%) PowerPivot
7 4 (1.65%) SAS EBI
8 3 (1.23%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (13.17%) Git (software)
1 32 (13.17%) JIRA
2 21 (8.64%) Jenkins
2 21 (8.64%) Selenium
3 20 (8.23%) Cucumber
4 14 (5.76%) JUnit
5 11 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (3.70%) Maven
6 9 (3.70%) WebDriver
7 8 (3.29%) Jasmine
7 8 (3.29%) Protractor
8 6 (2.47%) Mockito
9 5 (2.06%) Gatling
9 5 (2.06%) JMeter
9 5 (2.06%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (2.06%) Rational Quality Manager
9 5 (2.06%) Rational Team Concert
9 5 (2.06%) Subversion
9 5 (2.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (21.81%) Finance
2 14 (5.76%) Banking
3 8 (3.29%) Advertising
4 6 (2.47%) Back Office
5 5 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.65%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.65%) Marketing
6 4 (1.65%) Retail
7 3 (1.23%) Games
7 3 (1.23%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.82%) Legal
9 1 (0.41%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (46.91%) Developer
2 29 (11.93%) Java Developer
3 23 (9.47%) .NET Developer
3 23 (9.47%) Software Developer
3 23 (9.47%) Software Engineer
4 21 (8.64%) Analyst
5 20 (8.23%) Scrum Master
6 19 (7.82%) C# Developer
7 18 (7.41%) Business Analyst
8 13 (5.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (5.35%) Java Engineer
8 13 (5.35%) Product Owner
9 12 (4.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 11 (4.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 11 (4.53%) Java Software Developer
11 10 (4.12%) Developer in Test
11 10 (4.12%) Product Manager
11 10 (4.12%) Senior Developer
11 10 (4.12%) Test Engineer
12 9 (3.70%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.70%) .NET
2 39 (16.05%) HTML
3 35 (14.40%) AngularJS
3 35 (14.40%) REST
4 30 (12.35%) CSS
5 23 (9.47%) Web Services
6 22 (9.05%) Spring
7 19 (7.82%) React
8 18 (7.41%) XML
9 17 (7.00%) JSON
10 16 (6.58%) .NET Framework
10 16 (6.58%) ASP.NET
11 15 (6.17%) Hibernate
11 15 (6.17%) jQuery
12 14 (5.76%) HTML5
12 14 (5.76%) WCF
13 13 (5.35%) SOAP
14 12 (4.94%) RESTful
15 10 (4.12%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (4.12%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.81%) User Experience
2 20 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.58%) Mobile App
4 14 (5.76%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (3.70%) Fintech
6 6 (2.47%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.65%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.65%) Video\Live Streaming
9 2 (0.82%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.82%) Digital TV
9 2 (0.82%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.82%) Wiki
10 1 (0.41%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.41%) Frameworx
10 1 (0.41%) IPTV
10 1 (0.41%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.41%) TM Forum
10 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.00%) Android
1 17 (7.00%) Linux
2 16 (6.58%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.47%) Unix
4 4 (1.65%) CentOS
4 4 (1.65%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.23%) Debian
5 3 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (93.83%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (27.98%) TDD
3 62 (25.51%) Test Automation
4 53 (21.81%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (15.23%) Software Engineering
6 33 (13.58%) BDD
7 31 (12.76%) Mentoring
7 31 (12.76%) Problem-Solving
8 30 (12.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 29 (11.93%) User Stories
10 28 (11.52%) MVC
11 27 (11.11%) Kanban
12 26 (10.70%) SDLC
13 23 (9.47%) DevOps
13 23 (9.47%) OO
13 23 (9.47%) Software Delivery
14 22 (9.05%) Project Management
15 19 (7.82%) Decision-Making
15 19 (7.82%) Open Source
16 18 (7.41%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 66 (27.16%) Java
2 60 (24.69%) JavaScript
3 56 (23.05%) C#
4 44 (18.11%) SQL
5 29 (11.93%) Python
6 10 (4.12%) TypeScript
7 9 (3.70%) PHP
8 8 (3.29%) Java 8
9 7 (2.88%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.47%) Perl
10 6 (2.47%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.06%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.06%) Groovy
12 4 (1.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 4 (1.65%) VBA
13 3 (1.23%) C
13 3 (1.23%) XPath
14 2 (0.82%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.82%) Ruby
14 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (10.29%) Degree
2 8 (3.29%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.82%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (0.82%) CITP
4 2 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.82%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.82%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (1.23%) GDPR
2 3 (1.23%) PMO
3 1 (0.41%) P3O
3 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (4.53%) Terraform
2 8 (3.29%) Ansible
3 6 (2.47%) Puppet
4 3 (1.23%) Packer
5 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (12.76%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.47%) Oracle
3 8 (3.29%) Google
4 6 (2.47%) IBM
4 6 (2.47%) SAP
5 5 (2.06%) MuleSoft
6 4 (1.65%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.65%) OutSystems
6 4 (1.65%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.82%) CA
7 2 (0.82%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (0.82%) Perforce
7 2 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.82%) Sybase
8 1 (0.41%) HP